Ranch News Today – February 15, 2013

Posted on February 15, 2013


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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack closed the door Friday to running for the Iowa Senate seat opened by Tom Harkin’s retirement.

Ministers are struggling to reassure consumers over the horsemeat scandal after tests revealed potentially dangerous contamination of meat with veterinary drugs and Asda confirmed the first trace of horse had been found in a fresh beef product.


Stories by State

Most Montanans respect private property and ask for permission to go hunting on private land…And it’s that important ethic that would be eliminated if the hunting public no longer was required to ask permission to cross private property if the corner trespass legislation is enacted.

Rancher Loren Stout of Dayville, Ore. he believes the horses are causing damage to stream banks that is blamed on his cattle, preventing them from being turned out to graze.

And the winner … the city of Prairie du Sac in southern Wisconsin for having the best tasting water in rural America.  Earlier this week, at the National Rural Water Association’s Water Rally, Prairie du Sac won the coveted gold medal as part of the Great American Water Taste Test.

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